The T-Dog – Fairbanks’ Newest Fun Run!

Welcome to the T-dog!

©whitneymclaren 2023 Iditarod 4286

Thank you to all who participated in, and supported, the 2024 T-Dog! Thanks to you the race was a huge success! Check out race results and photos from the events here

We will be back in 2025! Details to come! 

T-DOG 50
Max of 30 entrants
Ages 12+
Dog team min/max dogs: 4-8
Skijor & Bikejor min/max dogs: 1-4
Fairbanks – Nenana
50-mile groomed trail on the Tanana River
T-DOG 110
Max of 30 entrants
Ages 14+
Mushing min/max dogs: 6-10
Max 20 dog teams
Skijor & Bikejor min/max dogs: 1-4
Fairbanks – Nenana – Fairbanks
50-mile groomed trail on the Tanana River
60-mile groomed Dunbar trail
T-DOG 200
Iditarod Qualifier
Mushing only
30 Entries max 
Ages 18+
Dog team min/max dogs: 8-10
Fairbanks – Minto – Nenana – Fairbanks
Note that race details are subject to change. Official race details for 2025 T-Dog will be released late summer, 2024.

The T-Dog In Media

Screen Shot 2024 04 01 At 12.06.10 Pm
“FAIRBANKS — As the sun began to rise over the frozen Tanana River on Saturday, competitors made their way to the start of Alaska’s newest sled dog race, the Tanana Valley Sled Dog Races, or T-Dog. In many ways the scene was familiar. Handlers unloaded dogs from the trucks, prepared the lines and attached the sleds, and helped the mushers with whatever they needed. But for this race, the roles were often reversed… “
Click here to read the rest of the article published in Anchorage Daily News. 

Thanks to our sponsors!

Puppy Level Supporters
Anne Taylor
Carol Orlofsky
Samuel DesJardin
Mary Sherzer
Lydia Johnson
Wheel Dog Level Supporters

Jessica Koch
Nora Safra
Marinell Chandler
Rob Kutchin
Greg McDaniel
Shelly Silverberg
Team Dog Level Supporters

A Clean View
Melissa LIeberman
Luther Buhr
Matt Sprau
Misha Wiljes
Sara, Joe, and Fin Fairbanks Hall
Swing Dog Level Supporters
Joe Cox
Denali State Bank
Donna Russel-Swope
Nan Elliot


Lead Dog Level Supporters
Seeing Double Sled Dog Racing
Miguel Isla Casares
Jeff Schultz
Photos from past events by Whitney McLaren

2023 T-Dog "Training Run" 110

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